Coverart for item
The Resource Concealment and revelation : esotericism in Jewish thought and its philosophical implications, Moshe Halbertal ; translated by Jackie Feldman

Concealment and revelation : esotericism in Jewish thought and its philosophical implications, Moshe Halbertal ; translated by Jackie Feldman

Label
Concealment and revelation : esotericism in Jewish thought and its philosophical implications
Title
Concealment and revelation
Title remainder
esotericism in Jewish thought and its philosophical implications
Statement of responsibility
Moshe Halbertal ; translated by Jackie Feldman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • heb
  • eng
Summary
During the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, great new trends of Jewish thought emerged whose widely varied representatives--Kabbalists, philosophers, and astrologers--each claimed that their particular understanding revealed the actual secret of the Torah. They presented their own readings in a coded fashion that has come to be regarded by many as the very essence of esotericism. Concealment and Revelation takes us on a fascinating journey to the depths of the esoteric imagination. Carefully tracing the rise of esotericism and its function in medieval Jewish thought, Moshe Halbertal's richly
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Halbertal, Moshe
Dewey number
296.7/12
Index
index present
LC call number
BM526
LC item number
.H34513 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mysticism
  • Cabala
  • Judaism
  • RELIGION
  • RELIGION
  • Cabala
  • Judaism
  • Mysticism
  • Mystiek
  • Esoterisme
  • Jodendom
Label
Concealment and revelation : esotericism in Jewish thought and its philosophical implications, Moshe Halbertal ; translated by Jackie Feldman
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The paradox of esotericism : "and not on the chariot alone" -- The hidden and the sublime : vision and restriction in the Bible and in the Talmudic literature -- The ethics of vision : the attitude of early Jewish mysticism towards gazing at the chariot -- Concealment and power : magic and esotericism in the hekhalot literature -- Esotericism and commentary : Ibn Ezra and the exegetical layer -- Concealment and heresy : astrology and the secret of the Torah -- Double language and the divided public in the guide of the perplexed -- The breaching of the limits of the esoteric : concealment and disclosure in Maimonidean esotericism -- From transmission to writing : hinting, leaking and orthodoxy in early Kabbalah -- Open knowledge and closed knowledge : the Kabbalists of Gerona Rabbi Azriel and Rabbi Yaakov Bar Sheshet -- Tradition, closed knowledge and the esoteric : secrecy and hinting in Nahmanides' Kabbalah -- From tradition to literature : Shem Tov Ibn Gaon and the critique of Kabbalistic literature -- "The widening of the apertures of the showpiece" : Shmuel Ibn Tibon and the end of the era of esotericism -- Esotericism, sermons and curricula : Ya'akov Anatoli and the dissemination of the secret -- The ambivalence of secrecy : the dispute over philosophy in the early 14th century -- Esotericism, discontent and co-existence -- Taxonomy and paradoxes of esotericism : conceptual conclusion
Control code
438753891
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 200 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400827961
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/cttx4xx
  • 60317d28-a7e5-486c-a7f9-fe4ec1b60e2c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)438753891
Label
Concealment and revelation : esotericism in Jewish thought and its philosophical implications, Moshe Halbertal ; translated by Jackie Feldman
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The paradox of esotericism : "and not on the chariot alone" -- The hidden and the sublime : vision and restriction in the Bible and in the Talmudic literature -- The ethics of vision : the attitude of early Jewish mysticism towards gazing at the chariot -- Concealment and power : magic and esotericism in the hekhalot literature -- Esotericism and commentary : Ibn Ezra and the exegetical layer -- Concealment and heresy : astrology and the secret of the Torah -- Double language and the divided public in the guide of the perplexed -- The breaching of the limits of the esoteric : concealment and disclosure in Maimonidean esotericism -- From transmission to writing : hinting, leaking and orthodoxy in early Kabbalah -- Open knowledge and closed knowledge : the Kabbalists of Gerona Rabbi Azriel and Rabbi Yaakov Bar Sheshet -- Tradition, closed knowledge and the esoteric : secrecy and hinting in Nahmanides' Kabbalah -- From tradition to literature : Shem Tov Ibn Gaon and the critique of Kabbalistic literature -- "The widening of the apertures of the showpiece" : Shmuel Ibn Tibon and the end of the era of esotericism -- Esotericism, sermons and curricula : Ya'akov Anatoli and the dissemination of the secret -- The ambivalence of secrecy : the dispute over philosophy in the early 14th century -- Esotericism, discontent and co-existence -- Taxonomy and paradoxes of esotericism : conceptual conclusion
Control code
438753891
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 200 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400827961
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/cttx4xx
  • 60317d28-a7e5-486c-a7f9-fe4ec1b60e2c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)438753891

Library Locations

    • Ellis LibraryBorrow it
      1020 Lowry Street, Columbia, MO, 65201, US
      38.944491 -92.326012
Processing Feedback ...